Stent fracture and restenosis of a paclitaxel-eluting stent

Michalis I. Hamilos, Michail I. Papafaklis, Jurgen M. Ligthart, Patrick W. Serruys, Georgios Sianos*

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Abstract

We describe the case of a patient with restenosis six months after stent implantation, at two points where stent fracture had occurred. Fracture is an unusual and probably underestimated cause of restenosis, which acquires special significance in this era of drug-eluting stents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-442
Number of pages4
JournalHellenic Journal of Cardiology
Volume46
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

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